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Journalist Mark Harris on the films of Joan Micklin-Silver

February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Stanford University- Zoom Webinar
Speaker(s): 
Mark Harris and
Joan Micklin-Silver

Join journalist and critically-acclaimed author Mark Harris to discuss the films of Joan Micklin-Silver and remember her legacy as a path-breaking Jewish woman filmmaker. 

Watch Micklin-Silver's Hester Street (1979) and Crossing Delancey (1988) alongside the film Romeo and Juliet in Yiddish (2011) as we consider not just Jewish women's filmmaking but what it means to "turn to Yiddish" in film.

Event Sponsor: 
Taube Center for Jewish Studies
Contact Email: 
jirinal@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-575-8094